Friday, March 2, 2018 at 7:00 PM
The Nocturnal Adoration Society conducts Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 7:00 PM in the church. A Holy Hour will begin at 8:00 PM and conclude with benediction. All are invited to spend time before the Blessed Sacrament during Lent.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Saturdays during Lent
Stations of the Cross will be prayed following the 9:00 AM every Saturday during Lent. All are encouraged to participate in this Lenten practice of The Way of the Cross. Also, Stations of the Cross with Mass in Malayalam and English takes place in the church on Sunday evenings in Lent beginning at 5:30 PM. The Indian Apostolate invites all parishioners to attend and pray.
MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT MORNING
Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 9:30 AM
Parish Meeting Room
All married people are invited to a “Post Cana” Morning of Recollection and the many ways in which the Lord walks with those who live out the call to married life. A light breakfast will be offered. Call the Parish Office to register.
Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 6:00 PM
The Home School Association hosts its annual Auction Sale of fabulous gifts and packages including guest passes to different resorts, gift certificates, getaways, sports surprises and much more. Admission includes featuring finger foods, wine, soda and dessert. Tickets are $15.00 per adults and may be purchased at the School and Parish Offices. Going once . . . going twice . . . SOLD!”
Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 9:30 AM
All families in the parish are invited to attend and children are encouraged to participate in the monthly session of Breaking Open the Word.
WINTER BLOOD DRIVE
Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sponsored by the Filipino American Community all eligible and new donors are encouraged to give the Gift of Life.
PARISH LENTEN MISSION
Monday, March 5th and Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
We welcome Father Patrick Martin who will conduct our annual Lenten Mission. The Mission theme is “God’s Redeeming Love in our Broken Lives.” Each day there will be a Mission talk at the 9:00 AM Mass and in the evening at the 7:30 PM Mass. Father Pat will be available in the church for confessions and counseling during the mornings and at 6:30 PM before Mass. Invite family members and neighbors to join you.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Beginning at 9:00 AM our Confirmation candidates will take part in this annual retreat. Please keep these young men and women in your prayers.
LENTEN SCRIPTURE STUDY
March 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Parish Meeting Room
Father Jeremy will lead a scripture study based on the Passion based on the four gospels. Take the opportunity to explore and appreciate the Scriptures during Lent.
Saturday, March 10, 2017 at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM
Boys and girls will celebrate for the first time God’s forgiveness through the sacrament of penance and reconciliation. We thank the teachers, catechists and parents for preparing the children for this special occasion in their young lives.
Sunday, March 11, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Commemorating Saint Patrick’s Day a traditional Irish breakfast will be served with scrambled eggs, home fries, Irish “banger” sausages, Irish soda bread, fried tomatoes, coffee, tea and much more. Featuring LIVE entertainment with musician Francis Lees there will be raffles, 50/50 chances. Tickets are $12.00 per person and $5.00 for children (16 years and under.) No tickets will be sold at the door.
IN THE SHADOW OF THE CROSS
Sunday, March 11, 2018
A Service of Stations of the Cross and Sacred Music featuring the parish choirs and the seminary choirs at Cathedral Seminary Residence, Douglaston will inspire everyone in song and word about the sacrifice of Christ beginning at 3:00 PM at the Immaculate Conception Chapel. All are invited.
PALM CROSS SALE
Sunday, March 18, 2018
A tradition of decorating the gravesites of our beloved dead for Easter begins with palm crosses for Palm Sunday. It is a fitting tribute to the faithful departed to be remembered at the start of Holy Week. Once again this year the Evangelization Committee will have palm crosses for purchase after all the Masses. Each cross cost $8.00.
COMPASSION IN ACTION LENTEN PROJECT
Sunday, March 18, 2018
All are asked to return their grocery bags filled with non perishables to assist the poor and needy at Easter. Please place the bags at the foot of the cross in the Gathering Space. Thank you to everyone who participated in this new Lenten Food Drive.
ST. JOSEPH’S MASS & TABLE
Monday, March 19, 2018
OLS Church & Green Room
A solemn Mass will be celebrated in the church at 9:00 AM followed by a blessing of the St. Joseph’s Table where breakfast foods will be shared with all.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INFORMATION NIGHT
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Bishop Chappetto Hall
Come and learn about the good work done by Habitat for Humanity. There is a Queens Coalition of volunteers who transform vacant and blighted houses into newly renovated homes for low income families in Queens. Become part of this new social justice project in our parish and in Queens Deanery #5.
BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY
Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 10:30 AM
Adults and children are invited to a delicious breakfast with our special guest as well as to make some Easter crafts, enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt and much more! Tickets are $15.00 per adults and $5.00 per child (16 and under) and may be purchased in the School and Parish Offices.
Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Bishop Chappetto Hall
Join us for a night of Bingo and “Name That Tune” featuring music of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s and the tunes of Motown, Disco and so much more! Beer, wine, soda and snacks will be provided and bring your own finger foods to share. Tickets are only $25.00 per adult ($30.00 at the door) and are now available at the Parish Office. Join in this unforgettable night for “this ain’t you grandma’s bingo!”
GIRL SCOUT SUNDAY
Sunday, March 25, 2018
At the 9:30 AM Mass the Girl Scouts will receive special recognition and a blessing. Also, delicious Girl Scout cookies will be on sale in the Gathering Space after all the Masses.
Monday, March 26, 2018
All are encouraged to celebrate the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation in any parish in the Archdiocese of New York and the Dioceses of Brooklyn and Rockville Centre. Confessions will be heard in the church from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.